Memoirs of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the "Sylva", &c. &c. Comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters, to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and Sir Edward Nicholas. Also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Ambassador to the Court of France, in the Time of King Charles I, and the Usurpation. Edited from the Originall Mss. by William Bray. A New Edition. In Five Volumes.
London, Henry Colburn, 1827 New Edition 5 Volumes. Hardbacks, 8.5 x 6 inches. In sumptuous polished dark calf leather bindings, beautiful blind embossed paneled boards and decorated spines, with gilt leaf detailing and lettering to spines. Red page edges and marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Some handling marks to covers; some rubbing to extremities, some surface chips and marks to boards. Inscriptions to first blank endpapers. Some light foxing to inside pages; mostly around plates but some odd spots to text. Else a gorgeous set. 5 vols. Illustrated with 10 engraved plates including frontis portrait and pedigree, (all are folding except frontis.).
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